PFA Virtual Email

By eypcf_controller

May 13, 2020

Please find an overview of the Preparing for Adulthood activity that’s been taking place:

ERVAS – Virtual Youth Mental Health Event
On the 6 May from 1pm ERVAS are holding a virtual Mental Health Event, with attendance from CAMHS, Kooth, and Healthwatch East Riding on hand to provide tips to young people on how to look after their mental health at this time. They will also be using this opportunity to launch their joint volunteering Youth Health Ambassador Role with Healthwatch East Riding, this role is for young people within the East Riding that are passionate about health and want to have a say in how to improve services, and ensure that young people are heard. More info about the event is on the ERVAS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/512896886048510/. They are asking that young people email Volunteenplus@ervas.org.uk if they would like to attend.

PfA Subgroup
The PfA Subgroup are pleased to confirm that we have participation from young people at the PfA Subgroup meetings. We are always welcoming the voice and participation of children and young people to the group. If you know anyone that would be interested in joining the subgroup, please get in touch with emma.norsworthy@eastriding.gov.uk

PfA Subgroup – Themed Meeting
The Health themed PfA Subgroup meeting has been postponed due to COVID. The subgroup will look to rearrange the health themed meeting when things have settled.
It has been agreed to proceed forward with a housing themed meeting on 25 June 2020.
If you have anything in particular that you think should be added for consideration for the meeting please email: emma.norsworthy@eastriding.gov.uk
All questions and considerations for the housing themed meeting need to be put forward by Friday, 12 June 2020.

New PfA Reference Group
The first dedicated parent carer PfA reference group took place on Friday, 6 March 2020. Feedback from the event has been positive. I have attached an overview of the meeting below:

We are looking to hold another meeting when things settle down post COVID. If this is of interest to you please advise and I’ll happily provide more information. You can also obtain information from the Parent Carer Forum (PCF).  

PfA Guides

We are looking to gain feedback on the PfA Guides that were distributed to support young people, parent carers and practitioners. If you have used the guide or colleagues in your team have please can you provide feedback to emma.norsworthy@eastriding.gov.uk

Good Practice Template

The Good Practice Template is for anyone and everyone that has actively recognised and embedded the importance of co-production into the work they do. We recognise that co-production is subjective due to the nature of the work and those involved, with this in mind we’re interested in the steps you took, the work undertaken and the outcomes as a result of the co-production. The template is attached but can also be found on the Co-production page of the Local Offer.

Kindest Regards,

Emma Norsworthy
Commissioning and Quality Monitoring Officer
(EYRC)

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